- 1.1 [coche/camión] to knock … down; (pasando por encima) to run … over la atropelló un coche she was run over/knocked down by a car 1.2 [libertades/derechos] to violate, ride roughshod over no duda en atropellar a quien sea para conseguir sus fines she has no qualms about riding roughshod over people to get what she wants
atropellarse v pron
- 1.1 (al hablar, actuar) to rush habla despacio, no te atropelles speak slowly, don't gabble o/or babble cuando se pone nervioso se atropella y lo hace todo mal when he gets nervous he rushes and makes a mess of everything 1.2 (recíproco/reciprocal) (empujarse) la gente salió corriendo, atropellándose unos a otros people came running out, pushing and shoving as they went salgan despacio, sin atropellarse leave slowly and (with) no pushing and shoving, go out slowly, in an orderly fashion
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Pulque is a thick, white, Mexican alcoholic drink made from fermented maguey juice; the sacred drink of the Aztecs. It is drunk without being aged, sometimes with added fruit or vegetable juice. Pulquerías are bars where it is drunk.